JWST Commissioning Bingo Board

JWST Commissioning Bingo

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) commissioning is on the final stretch before the telescope can start science observations! With ...
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Many Segments are now One Mirror

Many Segments are now One Mirror

Today NASA released the first image from Webb with all 18 segments focused and functioning together as a single 6.5-meter ...
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Webb Telescope emerging from the Ariane 5 faring

Why will it take six months to see JWST’s first science images?

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is ready for launch from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana. More ...
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3 Hubble images

Healing Hubble

Hubble is one of the most successful science experiments ever. Although Hubble is currently not observing, the good news is ...
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Logos of the 47 47 US institutions and 3 international affiliates that comprise AURA’s Member Institutions.

AURA Annual Meeting 2021

The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) Annual Meeting is an opportunity for representatives to gather from the ...
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Photo of Jupiter with a red scar from the comet collision

What the Shoemaker-Levy 9 Impact Taught Us

By Heidi Hammel What were the most important lessons were from that week of comet-caused chaos? I list three: knowledge ...
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